Connecting local responses around the world
The staycation has since become an important milestone/reference point for this neighbourhood who now has a group of residents who regard themselves as the Caring Community who looks after the children in their neighbourhood. The Caring Community tell us that their neighbourhood has changed as the children have responded their guidance. They observed that the children greet the adults and…Continue
Added by Gerard Ee Huck LIan on July 23, 2015 at 4:47pm — No Comments
Describe a desired outcome from your intervention and how you would go about trying to reach it.
Our desired outcome is a restorative climate in the neighbourhood and we adopt the following position overview:
To nurture neighbourhoods that adopt a restorative problem-solving approach toward young offenders and families with multiple…Continue
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In the spirt of the strengths approach, we also borrow from the Appreciative Inquiry, Solution Focus and Positive Deviance Schools. Below are short notes about these schools compiled by David Shaked in his book Strength-Based Lean Six Sigma – Building positive and engaging business improvement that is published by Kogan Page Limited 2014. Parts have been paraphrased in our own language.
Added by Gerard Ee Huck LIan on July 23, 2015 at 4:41pm — No Comments
Despite their seemingly negative view of the situation 12 mothers showed up at a meeting to explore how they may assist these children. We were pleased with the turnout and began by reiterating the purpose of the meeting. However, despite everyone nodding in understanding, it did not take long for the group to start complaining about the children in the manner they…Continue
Just sharing an exercise we prepared for some social work students. The first part is the challenge and the second , our suggestions and "answers." Thought you may find some of the concepts we took from a Six-Sigma Lean Management book useful.
Restorative Neighbourhood Project – Beyond Social Services, Singapore
Beyond Social Services…Continue